[ dim-wit ]
/ ˈdɪmˌwɪt /
a stupid or slow-thinking person.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dimwitdimwitted, adjectivedim·wit·ted·ly, adverbdim·wit·ted·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dimwit
On the demand side, the number of pleasure-seeking, dim-witted young adults who have not been touched by mortality is endless.
British Dictionary definitions for dimwit
/ (ˈdɪmˌwɪt) /
informal a stupid or silly person
Derived forms of dimwitdim-witted, adjectivedim-wittedly, adverbdim-wittedness, noun
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